References: questions


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Baunaz, L. (2005). The syntax and semantics of wh in-situ and existentials: The case of French. Leiden Papers in Linguistics2, 1-27.

Baunaz, L. (2011). The grammar of French quantification (Vol. 83). Springer.

Boeckx, C. (1999). Decomposing French questions. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics6(1), 6.

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Chang, L. (1997). Wh-in-situ phenomena in French (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).

Cheng, L. L. S. (1997). On the typology of wh-questions. Taylor & Francis.


Cheng, L.L.S., & Rooryck, J. (2000). Licensing Wh‐in‐situ. Syntax3(1), 1-19.


Dagnac, A. (2013). La variation des interrogatives en français.Déprez, V., Syrett, K., & Kawahara, S. (2013). The interaction of syntax, prosody, and discourse in licensing French wh-in-situ questions. Lingua124, 4-19.

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Poletto, C., & Pollock, J. Y. (2004). On the left periphery of some Romance wh-questions. The structure of CP and IP. The cartography of syntactic structures2, 251-296.

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Shlonsky, U. (2013). Notes on wh in situ in French. Geneva: University of Geneva, MS.